Asst. Prof. Karl Weinmayer's fintech startup in top 6 of Erste Bank 'Glaubandich' challenge


Regarding Asst. Prof. Karl Weinmayer
Department of International Management at Modul University Vienna

Karl Weinmayer (top right), Assistant Professor at Modul University Vienna, not only researches in the fields of social Finance, impact investing and risk management and teaches Financial Management and Corporate Finance at MU, he is also the Head of Business Development of the Fintech (financial technology) start-up FINcredible, which is developing digital solutions in the area of credit risk analysis using bank account data, based on the new EU Payment Services Directive 2.

FINcredible is named in the top 6 financial technology startups at the Erste Bank 'Glaubandich Challenge'. On February 14th Karl Weinmayer and his team will pitch their startup before an esteemed jury of financial experts for the chance to compete in the final round.

FINcredible hopes to showcase its flagship product 'MietCheck' among other use cases to impress the jury. MietCheck is a fully digital solution to verify the credit worthiness of tenants (private and corporate) within 2 minutes.

FINcredible was founded in 2017 by a team of data scientists, researchers and financial economists from Modul University Vienna, WU Vienna and IMC Krems, including Dr. Alexander Eisl, Dr. Stephan Gasser, Christian Ochs, MSc and Karl Weinmayer, PhD. Since then, the team has been further strengthened by Dipl.-Ing. Yon Serbal and Valentina Gasser, BSc in the areas of IT and data protection and is also supported by the Vienna Mentoring Group (VIEMEG) as Advisory Team

We wish Karl and his team the very best of luck!